Simonides of Ceos


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Si·mon·i·des of Ce·os

 (sī-mŏn′ĭ-dēz; sē′ŏs) 556?-468? bc.
Greek lyric poet who is known especially for his elegies in honor of the slain warriors at Marathon and Thermopylae.
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I here refer to an anecdote contained in Cicero's De oratore that indicates the poet Simonides of Ceos as being the inventor of such art (Yates 1999: 3).
It refers to the following epitaph composed by the Greek lyric poet Simonides of Ceos (c.
13 BC), the first proclamation of the inter-relatedness of painting and poetry is attributed to Greek poet Simonides of Ceos (c.
Arguably, Mary Renault remains the undisputed queen of the genre, her reputation resting securely on such loving re-creations of Ancient Greece as her trilogy on the life of Alexander the Great or her account of the life of the poet Simonides of Ceos, Th e Praise Singer.